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Two Men Pulled From Dallas Flight

Posted 11.07.2011 | Travel

UPDATE, 4:45pm: NBC Dallas-Fort Worth is reporting that a source at the airport told the station that a "suspicious" bag, which housed a printer, was ...

Airlines That Charge for a "Civilized Experience"

Christine Negroni | Posted 11.06.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

I learned how to open the airplane door in an emergency, help a handicapped person into a seat, take down a disruptive passenger and deploy the evacuation slide.

UPDATE: 'Jack The Cat' Lost In JFK Airport During Irene

Posted 10.31.2011 | Travel

UPDATE: 9/2/11: The search continues for Jack the Cat, who was lost at JFK airport during the Hurricane Irene travel craze. American Airlines has expa...

Hurricane Irene: Airlines Offering Refunds, Flight Changes To Travelers (VIDEO)

Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel

UPDATE 8/25/11: Airlines are expanding the scope of their Hurricane Irene wavers, now offering assistance to passengers traveling to or from Caribbean...

Department Of Transportation Expands Airline Passenger Protections

Kate Hanni | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel
Kate Hanni

For decades, the commercial airlines have successfully managed to convince the DOT that they should police themselves when it comes to how they treat passengers--essentially preventing any meaningful reforms.

Andrew Burmon

More Rights For Airline Passengers... | Andrew Burmon | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel

A series of pro-passenger Department of Transportation airline regulations aimed at decreasing the number and length of tarmac delays, making extra ti...

10 Hints To Making Air Travel Easier

David Wygant | Posted 10.18.2011 | Travel
David Wygant

Being a professional flier (I haven't earned my wings yet, but I do have a lot of miles and a lot of great benefits on American Airlines) I've learned...

The Points Guy: Pillars Of Frequent Flier Strategy

Brian Kelly | Posted 10.19.2011 | Travel
Brian Kelly

Though I fly over 150,000 miles a year, the majority of my miles and points come from non-flying sources.

Hangar Flying Through History From a Wing Chair

Christine Negroni | Posted 10.03.2011 | New York
Christine Negroni

Airplanes had been around nearly forty years when New York's Wings Club was formed in 1942. And over the years the club has charted a course that para...

..As WestJet Profit Soars

CP | Posted 10.04.2011 | Home

CALGARY - WestJet has seen its second-quarter profits soar almost 275 per cent as higher fares and cost controls helped offset increased fuel prices, ...

With FAA Shutdown, Airlines Could Be Saving Customers Some Money -- They're Not

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.29.2011 | Business

A partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration is costing the government about $30 million a day -- and instead of passing along savings to...

Pilots Versus Pilots - Years of Waiting in TWA Lawsuit

Christine Negroni | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

A federal jury has determined that TWA pilots were wronged by their union, the Air Line Pilots Association, during that airline's merger with American Airlines a decade ago.

Flying Through EU Skies? Then Expect to Play by EU Rules

Martin Rivers | Posted 09.05.2011 | Green
Martin Rivers

Beyond the brinkmanship and legal wrangling, Europe's path is clear. The ETS has committed to cutting emissions 21 percent against 2005 levels by 2020.

Ashton Kutcher vs. Owner of Denver's Westword

Nancy Cronk | Posted 09.03.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

As a community organizer who values the progressive voice of Westword, I personally encourage parent company the Village Voice to be more discriminating in accepting ads for massage and escort services.

SLIDESHOW: Kutcher, Village Voice In Twitter Feud Over Sex Trafficking

Posted 09.01.2011 | Impact

Ashton Kutcher and the Village Voice are locked in a Twitter battle, disputing the facts behind sex trafficking and calling each other out on their re...

Third Party Payer Systems: The Most Significant Regulatory Problem in the Online World?

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 08.31.2011 | Technology
Eric K. Clemons

The harm of third party payer businesses is real and may be among the most significant emerging regulatory problems of the online world. Here are steps regulators should take.

Why Is There Still Litigation in Third Party Payer Distribution Systems in Air Travel

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 08.29.2011 | Business
Eric K. Clemons

A spate of lawsuits is emerging between the travel industry's "Global Distribution Systems" and their customers that could have profound implications for the cost and convenience of travel within the United States, especially travel by individual leisure passengers.

China-Bound Flight Dumps Fuel In Lake Michigan

NBC Chicago | Posted 08.06.2011 | Chicago

An American Airlines plane was forced to dump thousands of pounds of fuel over the lake yesterday, in order to land safely at O'Hare International Air...

Man Dies On Miami-Bound Flight

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.19.2011 | Travel

A Miami-bound American Airlines flight was forced to divert to Norfolk Wednesday because a male passenger died on board, reports WVEC-TV. The fligh...

US Airlines Say They Are "Green" While Fighting Anti-Pollution Efforts

Jake Schmidt | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

If an airline claimed to be "green" but was actively working to gut carbon pollution standards, what would you do?

Passenger Pounds On Cockpit Door, Wrestled To Ground

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.09.2011 | Travel

An American Airlines passenger started banging on the cockpit door of a flight that was minutes from landing in San Francisco on Sunday, the Associate...

New Protections Coming For Air Travelers

AOL Travel | David Jones | Posted 06.20.2011 | Travel

The U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a series of new consumer protection measures that will force airlines to disclose hidden fees, ...

American Airlines, Museum Of Natural History, In Fight Over Dead Fish

AOL Travel News | Posted 06.12.2011 | Travel

In a real-life fish tale a big airline is going head to head with a big museum. American Airlines this week filed court papers in an attempt to limit ...

Drunk Passenger Forces Emergency Landing

AOL Travel News | Posted 06.07.2011 | Travel

An American Airlines flight from Dallas to Paris was forced to make an emergency landing at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport last night after a ...

WATCH: The 'Flight To Everywhere'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

If this isn't considered a nightmare flight, then there's no telling what is. An American Airlines flight from Barbados to New York's JFK with a flyi...